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Annecy 2020 Headline News

Aardman and Netflix Announce ‘Chicken Run’ Sequel

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 9:16am

20 years after release of UK studio’s hit comedy, the highest-grossing stop-motion film of all time, we learn from filmmaker’s Annecy presentation that director Sam Fell and team will begin production next year on Ginger and Rocky’s new adventure. 

Festivals Headline News

Jennifer Lee, Henry Selick and Dean DeBlois Headline Annecy 2020 Masterclass Program

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 11:09am

Bruno Coulais, Chris Buck, Ron Clements, John Musker, Nick Park and Eric Darnell join a host of industry leaders headlining online festival’s selection of WIP, PREVIEW and Making Of presentations, running June 15-30.

SVOD ANIMATIONWorld

One Giant Leap for Sheepkind: ‘A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, February 14, 2020 at 1:56pm

Launching today on Netflix, Aardman’s woolly pranksters go interstellar in a cheeky sci-fi sequel to the studio’s 2015 stop-motion hit, ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie.’

Books ANIMATIONWorld

Book Review: On Animation: The Director’s Perspective Volumes 1 and 2

By Andy Klein | Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 10:26am

Bill Kroyer, Tom Sito and Ron Diamond’s expansive anthology is an intimate and comprehensive record of firsthand experiences from a ‘Who’s Who’ of top industry directors.

VOD Headline News

Wallace & Gromit Celebrate 30th Anniversary with Re-Release of ‘The Complete Collection’

Coming October 21 on DVD and Blu-ray, the short film collection allows fans to relive the timeless and quintessentially British humor of Wallace and his four-legged companion.

People Headline News

Sean Clarke Taking the Helm at Aardman

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 10:52am

On heels of studio’s recent transition to employee ownership, co-founder Dave Sproxton stepping down after 43 years as Managing Director.

Aardman Headline News

WATCH: StudioCanal Drops First Full Trailer for Aardman’s ‘Farmageddon’

Aardman’s new out-of-this-world animated feature ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon’ arrives in the U.S. on December 13.

Aardman Headline News

TRAILER: StudioCanal Drops First Teaser for Aardman’s ‘Farmageddon’

It’s close encounters of the herd kind in the first official teaser trailer for Aardman’s new out-of-this-world animated feature, ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon.’

Aardman ANIMATIONWorld

Nick Park Stays True to His Early Style in ‘Early Man’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 10:54am

Four-time Oscar winner maximizes more organic, stone-age look with targeted CG and no 3D printing on Aardman Animations’ Annie Award-nominated stop-motion feature.

Awards Headline News

Emile Awards to Honor Clare Kitson with 2018 Lotte Reiniger Lifetime Achievement Award

Expanded two-day event including talks, master classes, workshops, exhibitions and screenings, runs December 7 & 8 in Lille, France.

FMX 2018 ANIMATIONWorld

WATCH: Aardman’s David Sproxton Talks ‘Early Man’ Stop-Motion Production Challenges at FMX 2018

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 18, 2018 at 1:14am

The studio’s co-founder discusses their most recent animated feature, ‘Early Man,’ sharing insights on Oscar-winner Nick Park’s writing and directing process and how more and more CGI is integrated into stop-motion filmmaking.

Aardman Headline News

Gallery Nucleus Event to Present the Making of Aardman’s ‘Early Man’

Aardman animation directors Will Becher and Merlin Crossingham to present ‘The Making of Early Man’ at Gallery Nucleus in Los Angeles on February 10th.

Aardman Headline News

WATCH: Lionsgate Unveils New Clips from Aardman’s ‘Early Man’

First solo feature from four-time Oscar-winning director Nick Park pits caveman against caveman in stone-age football comedy adventure arriving in U.S. theatres on February 16th.

Aardman ANIMATIONWorld

Why Does Aardman’s ‘Early Man’ Stand Alone in the U.K. Spotlight?

By Dan Sarto | Monday, January 29, 2018 at 5:48pm

As the venerable British studio releases its seventh feature film, co-founder Dave Sproxton begs the question of why his country lags behind in animated feature film production.

Aardman Headline News

Meet Dug & Hognob in New Trailer for Nick Park’s ‘Early Man’

Stop-motion animated feature from the Oscar-winning creators of ‘Wallace & Gromit’ and ‘Shaun the Sheep’ arrives in theaters on February 16th.

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